A student’s guide to making friends

Ayesha is a third year student studying Criminology with Quantitative Methods, and has a cat named Buster.  Browsing for Besties!  Life doesn’t take us all on the same paths, hence you are always meeting new people and forming new relationships. It can be pretty daunting taking a new step without your pals you’ve known for […]

A student’s tips for exam success

Nadia is a second-year undergraduate student studying BSc Children’s Nursing who has been skydiving twice, and intends to go a lot more!  Exams should officially banned That’s my opinion. However they’re not so I’m here to give you my top tips with exam skill and revision techniques that have worked for me since starting university.   The […]

Why I went to university to study Management 

Mauro is a final year undergraduate student studying BSc Management, who spends 50% of his time at sports training, and the other 50% studying.   Why university and why Management? I decided to go to university because it would offer me a base set of skills, which I could carry with me for the rest of […]

A student’s guide to juggling work whilst studying 

Imman is a second-year undergraduate student studying diagnostic radiography, who moved to London for university.     As a university student who moved away from home, it was important for me to work part-time alongside my studies. The jobs I had During my first year at City, I had a job in retail, working in Oxford Circus. […]

Why I went to university to study Law

Laiyba is a third year Law student who is interested in interior design, and has been working on house projects focused on a minimalistic style. I am a third year Law student. In this blog, I will tell you why I decided to study at university and what informed my decision to go to university. […]

Meet a Child Nursing student

Nadia is a second-year undergraduate student studying BSc Children’s Nursing who has been skydiving twice, and intends to go a lot more!  Hi everyone! I’m Nadia and I’m a second-year child nursing student. This course has made me 50% human and 50% zombie, but I wouldn’t change a thing because this course is both unique […]

Meet a final year Law student

Laiyba is an Law LLB student, who decided to try something new during lockdown – knitting! A little about me Due to coronavirus, I had the time to try something which I never thought I would go for, knitting! I spent time learning from my family and YouTube, and am surprised at how quickly I picked it up (maybe […]

How do I manage my time at university?

Samantha is a second year student studying International Business, who loves taking time to meditate and connect with her inner self and with nature.  So how do I manage my time at uni? Well that is an interesting question, that I’m still trying to sort it out! I think it is important to have in mind that […]

Meet a Criminology and Sociology student

Juste is a third year undergraduate student studying Criminology and Sociology, who used to do ballroom dancing but is now very much into fitness and training!  When I first started university, I wanted to take part in the different activities and opportunities that City had to offer, to make the most of my time at university. […]

Meet an Accounting and Finance student

George is a third year student studying Accounting and Finance, who has a puppy, a Yorkie named Ollie!  About me I’m now in the last year of my degree, and the experience has been fantastic. It’s been a busy 3 years, and I’ve been lucky to get involved in loads of activities and sports which have fit around […]